Los Angeles CA, October 12, 2023 – Renowned podiatric surgeon and researcher, Prof. David G. Armstrong, delivered a keynote address at the Diabetes Feet Australia symposium held from 8-10 October in Sunshine Coast, Queensland. The event, chaired by Dr. Byron Perrin, Associate Dean-Academic Partnerships for the La Trobe Rural Health School, La Trobe University, and Chair of Diabetes Feet Australia, saw participation from experts across all Australian states.
Prof. Armstrong, known for his pioneering work in the field of diabetic limb salvage and amputation prevention, explored an array of topics in his lectures. He delved into the evaluation of novel technologies aiding wound healing, and the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in predicting and preventing diabetic foot complications.
Dr. Byron Perrin introduced Prof. Armstrong to the keynote stage, stating, “Prof. Armstrong has received every major honor in the field, and we’re honored to have him with us.” This sentiment echoed the and anticipation the attendees had for Prof. Armstrong’s insights.
The symposium served as a platform for the exchange of groundbreaking ideas and the latest research findings in the field of diabetic foot care. Prof. Armstrong’s contributions, especially towards integrating consumer electronics with medical devices for enhanced patient care, resonate well with the symposium’s agenda of fostering innovative solutions to combat diabetic foot ailments.
Prof. Armstrong’s dedication to ending preventable amputation within the next generation aligns with the overarching mission of Diabetes Feet Australia, making his presence and insights invaluable to the symposium. His endeavors, through the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) and USC’s NSF-funded Center to Stream Healthcare in Place (C2SHiP), continue to shape the future of diabetic limb salvage.
For more information about Prof. Armstrong’s keynote address or his ongoing research, please contact:
American Limb Preservation Society (ALPS)
About Prof. David G. Armstrong:
Prof. David G. Armstrong is Professor of Surgery at the University of Southern California. With over 660 peer-reviewed research papers and 110 books or book chapters to his name, he stands at the forefront of advancing diabetic limb salvage. Prof. Armstrong is also the co-founder of SALSA and leads USC’s NSF-sponsored Center to Stream Healthcare in Place (C2SHiP), where he explores the integration of consumer electronics with medical devices to enhance patient care.